Di Van Niekerk's Roses : In Silk and Organza Ribbon, Paperback Book

Di Van Niekerk's Roses : In Silk and Organza Ribbon Paperback

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Whether you learn on the exquisite rose sampler specially designed for the book, or make only one rose, this is a book that you will refer to often, especially when you wish to make something exceptional.

Learn how to make delicate, beautiful and realistic silk roses and organza leaves, and have fun making them for a friend, or for a special project.

There is a flower for every occasion: adorning a hat or a knitted bag, embellishing a crocheted scarf or adding beauty to a beaded necklace.

Techniques include 16 different roses, blooming amongst a latticework of rosebuds, leaves and stems.

Learn how to make rose petals and rose hips, sepals, stems and leaves, spent roses and stamens, and gorgeous little birds, a bird's nest, beautiful butterflies, bows and wisteria.

There is something for everyone in these pages and it is amazing how easy, enjoyable and rewarding these techniques are.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages, 150 Illustrations, color
  • Publisher: Search Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Needlework & fabric crafts
  • ISBN: 9781844488742



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Like all of the books by Di van Niekerk it is informative and lovely. The book contains the basic instructions that her other books have and so can standalone. The book is full of helpful tips on stumpwork. This book is different from her others in that it uses different shaping techniques and cutting out rose shaped petals. The edges are treated with fray check and then shaped. She shows how to make several different types of roses. The down side to this book is that the pattern given is to large to print on fabric at home.